Latest transfers speculations Wednesday 05.03.08

All the latest football gossip

Wednesday's gossip column

Juventus boss Claudio Ranieri will try to sign Frank Lampard from his ex-club Chelsea in the summer.

Blackburn hope to keep David Bentley out of the clutches of bigger clubs by offering him a new deal.

Tottenham are closing in on Espanyol keeper Carlos Kameni, who will replace Paul Robinson as number one.

Liam Miller's poor timekeeping has not put off Major League Soccer's Toronto, who want him and Sunderland team-mate Ross Wallace.

Nottingham Forest want to sign out-of-favour Wolves striker Freddy Eastwood on loan.

Atletico Madrid have added Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina to a wanted list including Reds boss Rafael Benitez and midfielder Xabi Alonso.

Dundee have signed Hibs midfielder Patrick Noubissie on loan until the end of the season.

Other gossip other than transfer news..............

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is not scared of drawing a fellow English team in the last eight of the Champions League.

Middlesbrough may ditch their policy of not complaining to officials if decisions keep going against them for showing respect to referees.

Celtic goalkeeper Artur Boruc says he should have saved Xavi's shot in the 1-0 Champions League defeat by Barcelona.

Captain Stephen McManus says the side must eradicate basic mistakes if they are to progress in the tournament.

Strikers Ivan Klasnic and Hugo Almeida are injury doubts ahead of Werder Bremen's Uefa Cup tie against Rangers at Ibrox.

Rangers striker Kris Boyd says the Ibrox club will be regarded as one of the favourites to lift the Uefa Cup if they beat Bremen over two legs.

Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan and some of his players took to the catwalk as they put their struggles aside to raise money for cancer charities.

On the modelling front, Joe Cole was being snapped in Chelsea's new home shirt when a van backed into his car.